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numbers game. three new polls, three very different stories. is hillary clinton ahead in a romp or is it a statistical dead heat? the candidate hitting the road for the first time this morning with first lady michelle obama, leaks dump show even her own campaign staff worried about potential conflicts at the clinton foundation. commuter chaos. >> i'm going to open the door. just calm down. >> smoke fills a train in boston with frantic passengers trapped inside, some kicking out windows to escape, at least five people
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frightening scene. kids on a school field trip witness a tiger clawing at his tiger, her fellow trainer rushing in as she is dragged across the stage. everybody, including the tiger, doing better this morning. and chicago. >> that's one into the corner. a rocket. >> the cubs tie up the world series with a solid win over cleveland 5-1 and the serie heads to iconic wrigley field, an event 71 years in the making today, thursday october 27, 2016. from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rock fell letter plaza. good morning. welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm so glad we have a tie. you know how i can't choose
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corey kluber and you give jake arrieta no love this morning. >> he threw a gem. >> he went six innings, 5-1 win. we go back to the windy city on friday night. this is going to be a great series. >> so exciting. >> we're going to talk more about that in a little while. with just 12 days until the election let's get right to the state of the race today and look at some of the polls that might leave you a little bit confused. this one from the "associated press" shows clinton with a significant le percentage points. >> but if you go over to "usa today's" new poll the advantage drops to clinton plus 9 points. >> then there's this one from fox news it has trump pulling within just 3 points of clinton, that's within the margin of error. she was up by 6 points in that same poll last week. >> we are going to try to get some clarity, our decision 2016 team is in place. first let's go to peter alexander on the trail in springfield, ohio, this morning. hi, peter.
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matt. good morning. donald trump has no room for error, he needs to win this state of ohio to have a shot at winning the white house. even as he continues to blast the media for those, quote, phoney polls he is also touting one of those polls that shows him with a slight lead in the state of florida. all this as the clintons and their foundation face new scrutiny after another batch of e-mails released by wikileaks. in north carolina donald trump hitting the gas. >> if we win on november are going to washington, d.c. and we are going to drain the swamp. >> reporter: with just days to go hillary clinton celebrating her 69th birthday is trying to push an upbeat message. >> i'm going to be doing everything i can to reach out to people to didn't vote for me. >> reporter: it comes as clinton is under fire over stolen campaign e-mails released by a
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purported memo from president colon to doug band including how work from the foundation could be used to extract large speaking fees for the former president, even referring to the operation as bill clinton, inc. even the time hillary clinton considered attending a dinner in more co after the king personally requested it. huma abedin noting she created this mess and she knows t today clinton will make her first joint obama rallying college students in north carolina. as for trump he's taking another swipe at clinton and a former republican rifle who is still refusing to endorse him. >> she has less energy than jeb bush. i mean it. >> during trump's detour to d.c. to promote his new hotel the candidate detoured from his campaign message. >> congratulations, newt, on last night. that was an amazing interview.
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gingrich after her clash with megyn kelly over accusations of sexual misconduct with trump. >> you are fascinated with sex and you don't care about public policy. >> i'm not fascinated by sex but i am fascinated by the protection of women. >> reporter: as for the hotel ribbon cutting trump is dismissing claims he squandered campaign time. still clinton pounced. >> he once again relied on undocumented workers, the same people he has been insulting and demonizing throughout this campaign. >> reporter: trump responding to the accusation late wednesday. >> she said i used illegal immigrants to build the building, except i didn't use one. >> reporter: facing a potential upset in utah trump's running mate mike pence made an unlikely visit to the republican strong hold urging voters not to back evan mcmullen who is running
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>> there is only two names on that ballot that have a chance to be president of the united states of america. >> mcmullen firing back tweeting a vote for trump is a vote for religious bigotry, misogyny and expansion of government. >> reporter: tensions remain high as well as real concerns about the possibility of violence on election day. this is a tweet from the former congressman joe walsh, it's a warning of sorts, it writes: if trump loses i'm grabbing ket. later he insisted he was talking about protesting after election day, but there is another new poll from "usa today" that shows 51% of likely voters right now say they have real concerns about violence on election day. matt and savannah. >> some schools that are polling places are being closed because of those concerns. thank you. let us bring in steve kornacki and nicolle wallace. >> michelle obama and hillary clinton on the trail together today.
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advantage, they can bring out all these surrogates like her husband, the president, the first lady, the vice president. if you've got t flaunt it. we're going to be seeing a lot of it in the next two weeks. >> for a while it was volume business she had so many more, now in the wake of the newt gingrich megyn kelly fight it's not just quantity it's quality. trump's surrogates are doing her harm with suburban moms we have been talking that he needs the final days. >> if you are the trump campaign how do you counter? >> there isn't a counter. you have to get your candidate on message, stop congratulating newt gingrich for locker talk at best by calling megyn kelly a woman fascinated with sex. today's front pages have stories that are problematic for both campaigns. >> let's talk about that, steve, we talked about how the polls are all over the place. there is a new ad from the
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trump says he can win and he is right. they know the polls are tightening. how do you account for it and do you think this drip, drip, drip of these wikileaks revelations are having an affect? >> so, yes, the polls are all over the place. what i always try to do when you see 3 on one end, 14 them on the other, average them together. looks like about a 6 point clinton lead. one thing the clinton campaign is worried about is not just the tightening in the polls it's potential complacency. ithe seeing the 14 point lead and saying this is in the bag, i don't need to show up. when you have wikileaks in the news, clinton foundation back in the news, i think of the things republicans who it's been a long time for them to come around they may come around now seeing stories that are negative for the clintons. >> we will ask you to do double duty this morning and head over to your board. let's talk about where things are tightening and those key races.
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two things happening, every state in gray, toss up state, you have to win every single one of these and flip one state that's blue. we have two new nbc news polls. first nevada one of the must win toss up states, this is good news for donald trump, he is tied in nevada, this is a state he had fallen behind in after the debates, that's an encouraging sign for donald trump. he's got to win all of them but also has to flip a blue state. one of the blue states his campaign talks about new hampshire, check this out, n, street journal" poll a 9 point lead for hillary clinton there. we can dig into the numbers and what do you see? first of all, a gender gap. trump winning among men by 10 points, among women, though, a 25 point advantage, one other thing we can highlight in nevada, what is driving that, that college, non-college divide, among professional voters hillary clinton, donald trump, tied among blue collar voters, a 20 point advantage for donald trump, but, again, he would have to win nevada, win
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flip a state like new hampshire. still a lot for him to accomplish. >> it's a forbidding battle ground map for sure. thank you very much. let us talk about two powerful earthquakes that rocked central italy last night. the quakes with magnitudes of 5.5 and 6.1 knocked out power and sent people running into the streets. the tremors come two months after another powerful quake struck that region, killing nearly 300 people. there are no reports of any serious injuries in the wake of these quakes. now to that frantic scene in boston. passengers in a panic after a motor on a subway train overheated, it filled the cars with smoke. nbc's tom costello has the latest on it. >> reporter: the subway in boston is called the t and this happened on the orange line. the train involved did not fully pull into the station, preventing the subway cars from opening, the car doors, as the trains and the station filled up with smoke people started doing
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it was a minor smoke incident but it created a major panic, the scary scene unfolding on the boston subway as trains filled with smoke. the chaos captured on cellphone videos. commuters frantically breaking windows, some falling and jumping to safety, others working to pry open the doors. >> i'm still shaking. >> pastry she have tracy taylor used her knife to smash to safety. >> i took my scarf, this is my 8 inch of chef night, i'm a certified black belt and into the window. >> reporter: the train's doors did not open because the engineer did not pull the train up against the platform. >> the motor man made a conscious and if you ask me the proper decision not to open those doors because folks would have jumped out on to a live third rail. >> reporter: investigators say
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pour into the city's back bay station. >> turned out to be a motor fire. we also found a trash fire on the tracks which we extinguished both. >> reporter: five people tak -- treated for smoke inhalation. investigators believe that the entire situation were those two minor incidents including the overheating motor. back to you. >> what a square for them. tom, thank you very much. i want to tell you about the nations top colleges. multiple women are accusing a university of wisconsin student of sexual assault and this morning investigators say they've made a disturbing discovery at that suspect's apartment. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in madison with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning. the student is due in court here later today for a bail hearing, his attorneys are blaming social media for a rush to judgment, but according to a search
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with investigators. this morning the university of wisconsin is in shock as multiple women accuse a student of sexual assault. >> it's been pretty devastating. >> reporter: so far alec cook faces nine charges involving four women but prosecutors say many more counts are possible. investigators searching his apartment say they found a black book in his nightstand with names of women he had met, describing in a systec according to the search warrant disturbingly enough there were statements of kill and statements of sexual desires. the first woman who went to police said cook strangled and assaulted her for more than two hours at his apartment on october 12th. then as news of his arrest spread around campus police say another woman came forward, claiming he had assaulted her, too, back in february. >> she saw him in news coverage and felt compelled to come
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happened and we're glad she did. she's very brave to do so. >> reporter: cook's attorneys deny the allegations and say their client is a 20-year-old business major with no criminal history who had seemingly been charged, tried and convicted by a rapid fire internet news cycle. they said blind acceptance of accusations without hearing testimony or seeing physical evidence leads to the stigma at this zags of innocent people and that received national attention at duke university and the university of virginia, but here in madison outrage is mounting. >> we keep hearing more and more about t how there's multiple people who have been affected by it and i guess it just gets more and more sickening as we hear what's happened. >> reporter: cook has been suspended from the university and banned from campus. he is due here in court later today. matt and savannah. >> thank you very much.
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for treatment but both the trainers and officials with the fair say they don't believe the tiger was acting viciously but rather flay flee and everybody including the tiger is okay. the world series tied up at one game apiece after the chicago cubs beat cleveland last night. i got so many texts from savannah during the game, she kept saying jake arrieta dominant. he had six strikeouts, didn't allow a hit until the sixth inning, chicago broke the game open with fifth. they won it 5-1. game three is friday night at wrigley field in chicago. >> that is a party. can you imagine the scene outside of wrigley field. mr. roker is here, what's our weather going to be there. >> friday's game to be a little on the windy side. a weekend of baseball in chicago, friday windy, 63 degrees, some showers on saturday, 66, 55 a little bit of a cool down on sunday.
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got snow to talk about making its way through upstate new york, western pennsylvania, northwestern new jersey and some of that snow in the upper elevations could be quite a bit, we could be talking about almost a half a foot or more. this frontal system pushing its way through with this vigorous low pressure system bringing heavy rain tonight into tomorrow. the snow will continue on into friday afternoon into northern new england, rainfall amounts anywhere from one to three inches of rain generally along down east maine. wintry travel for part of the poconos, northwestern new jersey, catskills, adirondacks, snow covered highways, snowfall amounts some areas could pick up to 8 inches or more in upstate
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7:30 now on a thursday morning, october 27th, 2016. nice crowd out on a chilly morning here in new york city. al is going to go out in a little while, we will go out well. >> we'll send al. let us know how it goes. >> inside studio 1a let's take a look at some of the headlines. authorities in oklahoma say the trail has gone cold in the manhunt for a suspect in a shooting spree. michael vance is accused of killing four people and injuring four others including two police officers. investigators now say they have no idea where vance is adding it's possible he has died if he
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with police. a chaotic scene in boston last night. passengers breaking out windows to escape a smoke-filled train. officials say the train was about to pull out of the station when the motor overheat td: five people had to be treated for smoke inhalation. and the democratic national committee has filed papers accusing its republican counterparts for violating a court order intimidation. and in today's campaign moment ben affleck going full boston to get out the note. >> i would say the good people of nightly news are too good for this [ bleep ] election. seeing as how this election is a bigger cyst ster than the new york knicks the people from new hampshire will have to register
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obama are campaigning together for the first time during this election. nbc's kristen welker has been looking at the relationship between two of the countries most influential women. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. clinton campaign officials call michelle obama a rock star. someone capable of energy zinc the obama coalition while shredding donald trump. hillary clinton and michelle obama have had a complicated relationship in th one top official tells me there is no better surrogate. this morning a first, hillary clinton and michelle obama teaming up on the campaign trail together. >> thank you. >> reporter: for a powerful one-two political punch. >> hello, everyone. >> reporter: an increasingly frequent presence on the trail the first lady has becomes clinton's not so secret weapon. blunt and beloved. >> enough is enough. >> reporter: her personal
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telling nbc news this famous line from michelle obama's convention speech. >> when they go low we go high. >> reporter: has become one of the clinton campaign's guiding principles. >> i am reminded of what my friend michelle obama advised us all, when they go low you go high. >> reporter: and clinton aides say there is no one better at attacking donald trump. >> he is threatening the very idea of america itself. and we cannot stand for that. always rosy between the current and former first lady. in 2008 when hillary clinton was locked in baiter battle with then senator barack obama tensions at times boiled over. >> you are likeable enough, hillary. >> reporter: mrs. obama even getting personal. >> you can't run your own house, you certainly can't run the white house. >> reporter: words a pro trump super pac has seized upon in a new ad. >> if you can't run your own house, you certainly can't run
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anderson brour writes in her book first women that tensions lingered into the second administration, mrs. obama privately rooting for vice president joe biden to run against secretary clinton last year but all that is forgotten now with the two women sharing a common purpose. >> what's that old adage, the enemy of my enemy is my friend. the fact that the clintons and obamas are bound together in their dislike and deep disdain for donald trump. >> reporter: michelle obama's approval ratins clinton's and even her husband's, the first lady a unifying figure the campaign hopes will be the closer. >> we need to do everything we can to help her and tim kaine win this election. i know i'm going to be doing it. are you with me? >> reporter: one top clinton official tells me they were actually surprised by how eager and accessible michelle obama was to get out on to the trail leaving open the possibility this might not be the last night you see these two women together between now and election day.
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>> kristen welker, thank you very much. we turn back to al. what's going on in the weather? >> well, it is a chilly start here in the northeast and new england, it's going to stay that way until we get to the weekend, big deep in jet stream, we have this pool of chilly air, that's why we are going to be seeing all that snow. temperatures next several days it finally gets into the 50s in utica by saturday, 59 boston, new york city will get back to 65, bangor 50. to the west this big ridge of high pressure stream way up to the north, denver 20 degrees above average, wichita 77, memphis 80 degrees today, heading into the weekend temperatures in the 70s in indianapolis, atlanta mid 80s,
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reports. this morning the start of a special halloween series. >> we will begin with an interesting way to look at the popular and scary haunted houses, are they bad for your health? jeff, good morning. and the guinea pig for the morning. >> we are having a huge debate in the studio. matt, you love haunted houses. >> love haunted houses. >> savannah. >> fraidy cat. >> i do not like haunted houses. it is pitch black, you have to walk through tight spaces, you have no idea what's lurking around the your legs, you always see those signs before you go in saying if you have a heart condition, blood pressure problems, anxiety you shouldn't go inside. what's really happening to your body when you're scared? this morning we are about to show you. >> they are horrifying and make you scream. haunted houses are designed to
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strict warning, don't step inside if you have medical problems and enter at your own risk. so we wondered what actually happens to your body when you walk through a haunted house. we are here at blood manor today, one of the scariest haunted houses my producers could find. i will be wired up with medical devices monitoring my vital in realtime to see what happens when you are scared out mind. >> this cardiologist checks my blood pressure and heart rate before i go in. >> your blood pressure and heart rate look normal. >> so i'm good to go. >> you are good to go. >> before i step in the doctor has one last warning. >> there are hormones that rush through your system, the fight or flight syndrome and these hormones can increase your hormone, blood pressure, make your respiratory rate go up, this can cause a heart attack and irregular rhythm.
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jumps out at me my heart rate jumps up to 100 beats per minute. by the way, it's pitch black in here. we have special infrared cameras catching every moment. i feel my heart pounding, the doctor watching it all right outside. >> wow. heart rate is now 112. >> with every step i take -- >> this is why i hate haunted houses. >> -- more and more spikes in my heart rate. >> heart rate is now up to 120, 125. >> but it keeps climbing. this shock sends it up to 138. >> oh, god. >> and watch what happens at the end of this 3-d maze. right there, my heart rate shoots up to 146. >> this is like running, he is like jogging, it's really high.
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body actually thinks i'm exercising hard, potentially dangerous for someone with heart problems. i finally make it out. >> i do not like haunted houses. do not make me to that again. >> sorry. >> do not make me do that again. >> i'm looking at your heart rate right now and it is still up and you've been out of there for a couple minutes but you are going to be fine because you are a healthy adult, but if you have a heart condition you should not go into a haunted house, it could absolutely cause tons of >> a spooky look inside your body. when you're scared out of your mind. >> took one for the team. so what is considered a potentially dangerous heart rate for you? easy way to calculate it at home, take the number 220 and subtract your age. if your heart rate goes over that many beats per minute the risk of having an irregular
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>> 220 minus 29. >> times two. >> i still love them. tamron does not love them. >> a year ago we did a haunted house. >> two years ago. >> i literally had to go to the hospital. >> i called al and i said something is wrong i need to go to the hospital, i went to the er, he was like you need to get in there and i for a muscle. i don't understand the thrill. >> i don't, either. >> you are the only one that likes them, matt. >> i take my family to one every this one. >> do your kids go in? >> they don't necessarily make it out. >> you started with three. >> every year. >> thank you. coming up, is the 70s super group abba finally ready to unite? we will tell you what's being planned.
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you can believe this who saw this coming many years ago, not savannah, by the way. here is who did see it, take a look, guys, at michael smith's yearbook photo from 1993, the caption reads "chicago cubs 2016 world champions" and he goes on to say "you heard it here first." that's 1993. his picture went viral as social media users could not get over this prediction. there is another student who caught attention online for his charlie turner's professor discovered he snuck out of class early on monday and wrote in an e-mail can you explain this or should i take it as deceit for which i have zero tolerance. turner replied with complete honesty saying he ditched class to see the indians play in the world series, even including a picture as proof and he clearly found his professor's soft spot, his zero tolerance spot change, it says, do you know what, it
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so i think it's kind of a mash up of ferris buler because didn't buler miss school for the world series? >> right, but this kid is a scholar, did you notice where he goes to school? >> ohio state, your school. >> matt lauer alma mater. >> the ohio university. >> ohio university, exactly. >> they didn't have zero tolerance when you were there. >> they didn't. tamron, thank you. coming up, why michael phelps appen celebrate at the rio cliemps than any of us new at the time. and we're life with priscilla presley on a big day at graceland.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, a dozen days to go, a dozen polls to choose from. how tight is the race between hillary clinton and donald trump? amid new e-mails released by wikileaks showing concerns among clinton's own staff about fundraising at her foundation. plus, going to graceland. >> i have so much to show. >> you let's do it. >> priscilla presley gives jenna a personal tour of the new guesthouse at graceland, steps away from elvis' legendary mansion with a look at the larger than lifestyle inspired by the king himself. and dancing queens unite.
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>> the abba reunion 17 years in the making, but is it what fans have really been waiting for? today, thursday october 27, 2016. ? >> all the way from athens, georgia, to be on the "today" show. go dogs. >> des moines, iowa. >> two kentucky girls taking on, north carolina. >> all the way from charlotte, north carolina, i'mel my sweet 16. >> all the way from cussing, i will -- cusser, illinois, we love you today. >> lincoln turns five years old on today. good morning, welcome back to "today," it's thursday, october 27th, 2016. yes, now, you have picked and awesome song for your throw back
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janet going. >> i was listening to "control" last night and janet jackson, "pleasure principle" was rocking in my house. >> i haven't heard that since the '90s. >> right. >> that's why they call it a throw back thursday. coming up, slimy spiders, frankenstein and cheesecakes. we're making halloween treats that are almost too weird to eat. >> i see a milk shake. >> and you don't have toea after halloween we have thanksgiving right around the corner. for today's turkey trot we're searching for a great chef with holiday recipes to share. go to today.com, submit a video of the foodie in your life and we will try to give them a surprise from one of their favorite celebrity chefs. let's get a check of the mornings top stories. here is the news at 8:00. good morning. this morning we begin with the race for the white house. i'm hallie jackson in geneva, ohio, where donald trump will
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this battle ground. he insists he is winning gs and in this state he actually is by a slim margin. take a look nationally at new poll numbers out this morning, the "associated press" has hillary clinton up by 14 percentage points, fox news has her up by 3 as she hits the trail in north carolina today with one of her top surrogates. with trademark trump brief vad dough the gop nominee is calling the race 12 days out. >> reporter: today in ohio donald trump will sell himself to voters after selling his personal brand at a hotel ribbon cutting wednesday. trump getting defensive when asked why he's spending time in washington rather than on the trail. >> i think it's a very rude question to be honest with you and what i do is i want to back my children. >> reporter: trump pausing his pitch for a surprise shout out to newt gingrich. >> congratulations, newt, on last night.
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interview with megyn kelly. >> you are fascinated with sex and don't care about public policy. >> i'm not fascinated by sex but i am fascinated by the protection of women. >> that was an amazing interview. we don't play games, newt, right? we don't play games. >> reporter: hillary clinton in florida trying to capitalize on trump's d.c. pit stop. >> while the hotel may be new it's the same old story, he relied on undocumented workers to make his project >> i didn't hire one illegal immigrant to build trump international hotel on pennsylvania avenue. >> reporter: in tampa clinton looking to tweak trump with special guest celebrity chef jos? andrase. >> today i could be in a certain hotel in washington, d.c. >> he is locked in a legal battle on trump for baling on plans to build a restaurant.
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michelle obama the most popular political figure in the country and the clinton campaign's not so secret weapon. >> if you want to get hillary elected, vote. >> reporter: clinton holds a comfortable lead nationally but still not place ent. >> i don't pay attention to polls when they're good and i don't pay attention to them then they're bad. >> reporter: her strategy, wrack up enough support during early voting now to withstand a possible late trump surge sending her where tim kaine caught game two of the world series, cheering on the indians and hoping for a win himself. but the clinton campaign still dealing with the wikileaks release of stolen campaign e-mails. the latest batch showing even her own aides had concerns about how clinton foundation dealings could affect her presidential run. trump in a new interview out this morning would not commit to working with clinton if she wins.
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a sky west airlines pilot is free on bail this morning after being jailed for allegedly trying to fly a commercial aircraft while intoxicated. 38-year-old russell duzak was arrested outside the cockpit on wednesday as the plane was getting ready to fly out of rapid city, south dakota, a flight to salt lake city. tsa officers reported smelling alcohol on the first officer. police say his blood alcohol limit was above the legal limit of .04. if convi year in jail and a $2,000 fine. coming up former congressman gary condit opens up about the extremely tough meeting he had with chandra levy's parents after her disappearance. what justin timberlake is saying about his voting booth seve controversy. then priscilla presley gives
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chandra levy who was later found murdered. condit has always denied the affair and was quickly dismissed as a suspect by investigators. now he's breaking his silence speaking with dr. phil. >> did you sit down with the levys at any point? >> yeah, there was an arranged meeting with susan levy as well as dr. levy in washington, d.c. i went there thinking it would be at least an hour, maybe so, meeting and they could have asked me anything they wanted. mrs. levy showed up, the meeting lasted maybe 15 mis. chandra and she asked me if i would cooperate with her detectives. i'm sure it was extremely enough for them but i think i could have been helpful. i wanted there to be a productive time that i could talk to them because i think they were being fed information by someone on the fringe that was just not correct. >> in 2010ingmar vais vondiki
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but after a retrial was ordered prosecutors dropped the charges. it's all part of condit's new book actual malice dubbed a true crime political thriller. >> he feels like the time they spent focusing on him and what his relationship was with her was time that could have more productively been spent on investigating who k levy. >> but levee's parents believe there's more to condit's story than what he said. they spoke with "today" in april. >> she was with condit, he told her never to carry her id. >> identification. >> or anything like that. >> that to me is really -- >> yeah. >> -- very inappropriate. >> i don't think he wanted to be caught. >> again, condit has denied it was an affair. now after 15 years he will share more of his side of the story
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for "today," joe fryer, nbc news, los angeles. let us get another check of the weather for mr. roker. >> active weather going on out west. we have actually a late season hurricane in the west and this is hurricane see more, category 1 storm, 820 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of baja with 90 mile an hour winds. it's going to start to make its way up to the north. we are not going to see its effects but the moisture from it will start to funnel into the south. meantime vigorous storm moving into the pacific northwest, flash flooding possible from seattle down to northern california, but then that rain enhanced moisture, tropical enhanced moisture will bring rain down to los angeles where we have actually some flash flood watches for parts of central and southern california, rest of the country mountain snows in the northeast near record highs in the southwest
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and don't forget check us out every day on our sirius xm channel. what's going on back here? >> someone say lunch? >> that's a good looking crew right there. >> let's do a little trending. 8:13. we will start with michael phelps and nicolle johnson. one of the fun things about rio was getting to know them as a couple.
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came on our set. turns out they had a little secret. they were already married. "people" magazine saying they tied the knot in a super secret ceremony back in june, this is before the olympics and we looked back, nicole posted this photo on the night of the ceremony and her caption, such a memorable night with my little pham businessman. boomer obviously did not want to hold still with that. congrats to them. >> all that time in >> i think "people" magazine did and that's as good as them. >> he lived his entire life in the public eye. i love when someone keeps something private and keeps it secret. i think that's fantastic. congratulations both of them. >> by the way, we can't show that boomer picture enough. the baby is so cute. is there anything worse than food poisoning? >> few things. >> that's rough. >> tell me about it. >> here is a device that
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happening to you, it's called the food sniffer, you are supposed to hold it next to a piece of meat, poultry or fish and it will tell you if the food is fresh. the way it does it apparently is by reading temperature and humidity. >> that was a fish. >> the creator also says the sensor can pick up on any foul gases the food may give off. the food sniffer sells for 130 bucks, well worth it if you have ever had food p it promises an accuracy rate of up to 90%. i'm wondering if they can come up with a version for the laundry that your kids generate. >> i don't think you need a sniffer for that, you just open the door. >> i think that's a pretty intense device. >> if it works, i mean, as you said, well worth the money. >> it is. >> tamron, let's do pop start. first justin timberlake, as we talked about yesterday having a little fun at his own ex ens opinions this time.
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selfie he took inside a voting booth in tennessee. it's a state that bans such photos. on the tonight show here is what jt said when jimmy fallon asked him what he's been up to lately. >> i recently voted. >> that's super -- super quiet under the radar. >> i have no idea, either. i learned -- i think we all learned a little something. >> i was like this is going to be great and inspire people to vote. >> no. >> you are in trouble. >> so justin oin picture in the voting booth without checking your state law. in a sketch earlier in the show just inn and jimmy played teens at a camp belting out a '90s classic ? it's like rain on your wedding day ?? it's the free ride when you've already paid ?
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>> that song is "ironic" by aylan nis more set. >> there you have it. next up, an bachlt more music here, one of the biggest acts of the 20th century taking on the future, the band has only reunited once in 30 years but now they're promising a different kind of reunion, something they're calling a virtual and live experience to the legends, details are sketchy, al is shrugging, but the project will kick off next year and will use the latest technology to create a digital time machine for fans. not impressed, mr. roker? >> i just wish they'd get together. >> for real. >> let their fans see them. >> it's a virtual thing. >> it's not a reunion. >> so it's not enough to satisfy your abba craving. >> i want them back together. come on. >> i can't even get the sentence
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>> quit with the teasing. >> i like abba. >> i like them. >> dance being queen is one of the all time greats. >> i think they shouldn't reunite, it gives it some mystery. >> i want them back and i want a volvo dl-70 in the plaza. >> al, you want the '70s back. >> i have one more thing for you to talk about today. finally hollywood's favorite couple martha stewart and snoop dogg are the new buddy they have a new tv show and on ellen's show they play never have i ever with anna kendrick. >> never have i ever sexted. >> martha has. >> martha, you've sexted. do you know what that is? >> i have used technology for a lot longer than you have, ellen.
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a while ago? >> it doesn't say none of your business here. >> there you have it. martha answering questions like only she can. that is your pop start. who in history would have predicted martha stewart and snoop dogg. >> i am shocked that martha sexted. >> i know. >> you're not. >> not at all shocked. >> she did the dating thing. >> there is a large distance between online dating and sexted. does sexted mean sng pictures? >> i think it can be suggestive. >> or it -- >> hey, muffins, whatever she cooks. >> i feel like we need to define our terminology. >> call her. we know her. >> we should call her. >> we know her. yeah. she's on the show all the time. >> all right. tamron, thank you. give us a lot to think about today. something else trending this morning a brand new and special hotel in memphis, the largest hotel project there in 90 years.
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graceland this morning with a familiar face, one of our favorite people. jenna. >> hi, y'all. i get to be with miss priscilla presley. we are at the guesthouse of grace planned. this property is right down the block from the original graceland and it officially opens today but lucky for me i've got a sneak peek. ? >> elvis fans finding a new place to dwell. the resort just steps away from the legendary performer's iconic memphis mansion visited by some 600,000 fans each year. and now as a three-decade dream becomes a reality those fans will have a chance to experience a modern take on his larger than lifestyle with the help of priscilla presley who had a hand in the design process. >> you are going to give me a personal tour? >> i am. i have so much to show you.
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>> so this is a replica of the staircase in graceland. >> this is a grand staircase. >> it sure is. >> yes, it's a replica of the staircase in the front room as you enter graceland. the chandelier is an even larger replica of the same chandelier that's overlooking the foyer as well. >> the sprawling 450-room resort features 20 elvis-themed suites all fit for a king and located floor known as the upstairs, an area resembling elvis' private living quarters at brace land which no one but family and close friends have ever seen. >> so this is the suite you're staying in, the king suite. >> yes, the king suite, that's right. >> and this is the way that elvis' room looks in grace la nd. >> yes, red, black and gold. up in the top, the canopy, we have a television set. >> yes. >> actually at graceland in the
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"today" show. >> we were never up that early, we came home at that time. >> another suite inspired by the living room at grace land where the presleys would entertain close friends. >> play the piano or sometimes take a guitar and the guys would join in singing and harmonize with him. >> and this suite reminiscent of the presley's home in palm springs where elvis and priscilla spent their living here, my brother, my sister, him, myself, his father. it was kind of this whole thing we were sprawled all over the couch. >> it springs back great memories. >> it does. >> other a nents, a 464-seat theater and five restaurants serving up southern comfort food. >> where do you feel his presence the most in this whole place? >> graceland is where i really feel the presence, his spirit is here. where i feel is here is just the
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>> the guesthouse at graceland where elvis never leaves the building. thank you very much. >> that was such a bad thing, but now i'm well lovely priscilla presley, thank you for having us here. we've made our way to the lobby. >> yes. >> elvis is in all of the details of this magnificent property, isn't that right? >> absolutely. i mean, if you look around even at the details of the couch, it's not just a plain couch, there is a little detail of purple that comes in with studs going around. i mean, he was such a - loved detail and he was so stylish himself, i mean, when you look at the way he dressed even from the time he started out in the early '50s, i mean, he -- everyone looked at him, my god, who is this, but he really -- he had just such a flare and actually this is really what this is all about, it's flare, it's taste, it's beautiful, it's comfortable. i mean, elvis -- everywhere you lookth elvis is here. in fact, a couple people who were friends of mine who
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said, oh, my god, elvis is everywhere. if you knew him you would see even the designs of the chair. he was way ahead of his time if you go to graceland. >> let's look at this amazing ceiling, it mirrors his jumpsuit, is that right? >> well, it's taken from a cape that was white with clear crystal and he was a show man and people -- he did it the first time in vegas when he brought out this cape and he just kind of walked around and people went crazy with it because he was, like i said, a so this cape was all white with little white crystal in it. it's just a subtle inspiration of that particular cape, if you can say subtle, but at night it looks so beautiful. >> you have eight-year-old grand babies, what do you tell them about their granddaddy? >> they know a lot about -- they listen to sirius radio. >> the elvis channel of course. >> yes, the elvis channel. they ask questions about him and they just -- they are very proud
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>> well, i'm really proud of this place. i just think this is 30 years in the making really as far as planning, wanting to do this. we have had three other people who have tried to come up with something and they failed and this we got it right. we have local designers that we've been working with and i've been working very closely with them. >> thank you so much. this was such an honor to be down here. the cheese biscuits were fantastic. >> great food here. >> y'all need to come visit. worry. >> bring a cheese biscuit. >> i will bring you a cheese bit kit. coming up, jill martin helps a deserving family with triplets on the way turn a spare room into a great nursery. then we are really getting into the halloween spirit, spooky and delicious treats for
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thursday morning, it's its 27th of october, 2016. do you know what? >> what? >> it's not a beautiful morning here, it's starting to rain heavier, chilly temperatures, a breeze in the air but we have a nice crowd gathered out here. i have to say we are hoping for an even -- you got it -- we've been hoping for an even bigger crowd on monday all dressed up
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makes it so much more fun for us if you come down to the plaza dressed up, we will dress up as well and we will have a good time. we are not going to tell you what we will be this year as we never do. >> is it going to be cold on monday morning? >> no, actually nice and comfortable. >> i've been hearing about some slinky costumes. >> don't look at me. >> we're not looking at you. >> just ahead we will make sweet treats, they're scary, too, and they taste as good as they look. >> also ahead our friend jill mart s deserving family expecting triplets transform a spare room into a much needed nursery. >> and our budding baseball players risking too much why major surgery is on the rise among certain young athletes, we've been talking about this with soccer now baseball. >> how about a check of the weather. >> let's show you what we have for today. looking into the weekend. for tomorrow record highs in the
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making its way out west through the rockies and some heavier showers and thunderstorms on friday in the northeast. rain spreads through the great lakes, stayed up in the northeast, unseasonably warm throughout much of the country, more wet weather in the pacific northwest, central california, sunday, sunday, the warmth continues from the gulf coast, southeast on into the southwest and more heavy rain central, northern california and also in
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don't forget get that weather anytime you need it, go to the weather channel. weather.com. >> where are you from? >> england. >> where? >> england. >> where is england? >> london. >> london. all right. london swing. you guys almost don't sound like you have accents. >> we do. >> oh, you do. now we hear it. there you go. all right. savannah. al, thank you so much. now to our special series winning at all costs, we've been exploring the risks athletes. >> two games into the world series baseball fever obviously has taken over. this morning we are taking a look at youth baseball, pitching injuries and the surgery that more and more young players are having. nbc's janet shamlian has that story. >> my name is bryce hill. i'm 17. and i pitched for the seminole ridge baseball team. i think it's the best game in the world.
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>> reporter: bryce started little league at five years old, by eight he was pitching and once in middle school he dropped all other sports for baseball. >> how often did you play and practice? >> practice was an every day thing, five days a week, on the weekends i would play for my travel team. >> his talent well above average. by the age of 16 throwing pitches as fast as 91 miles an hour. >> do you think there is a lot of pressure on high school athletes to perform and play well? >>ah scout back there and there is a radar gun pointing at you you know you want to throw your hardest. >> but then a set back. in january price tore a critical tendon in his right arm and an important decision loomed, whether to have what's known as tommy john's surgery. >> we wrestled with it, me and my wife spoke for hours about it and we just decided it's going to be his decision. >> it was a significant tear so i could either get the surgery and play baseball again or just
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ever again. >> bryce decided to have the surgery with dr. jim andrews, the renowned orthopedic surgeon specializing in the procedure. tommy john was a 31-year-old pitcher for the los angeles dodgers. undergoing a brand new surgery that would eventually be known by his name. >> every time you pitch a baseball at 90 plus miles per hour you stress the ulnar collateral ligament beyond its >> the surgery involves reconstructing the elbow's ucl uses a tending from elsewhere in the body. >> it used to be that this operation was designed for professional pitchers. in my practice there has been a tenfold increase in high school and younger youth baseball players that require the tommy john's procedure since year 2000. >> 57% of tommy john's surgeries are performed on teens aged 15
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league baseball pitchers. according to a 2015 study, in the american journal of sports medicine. >> the number one risk factor for all these high school and younger kids tearing their ligament is specialization and year-round baseball. >> my name is brendon, i'm 11 and i'm the pitcher on the arkansas warriors baseball team. it's my favorite sport to play. >> brendon baits also started playing baseball at injury came when he was just 11. >> as soon as i got done warming up and got on the mound the first pitch it popped and started hurting bad. >> you knew something was wrong? >> yes. >> he said, dad, my elbow just popped and that was it. he didn't play no more. that's when we said we wanted an mri. let's see what's really going on. >> i can tell that's still a tough moment for you. >> oh, yeah, it was. >> were you surprised when he for the ligament in his arm?
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we're very careful with watching him, how much he pitches, when he pitches, how many innings he pitches. >> due to his young age dr. andrews wants brendan's arm to heal without surgery, six weeks in cast and now six weeks in a brace. his parents haven't ruled out brendon having the tommy john's surgery. >> it's not just about baseball because if it doesn't heal properly then it's going to affect him in everything that he does so we're doing everything possible, you know, t surgery, but if that's the decision that we have to make and that's the best decision for brendon we will do what's best for him in the long run. >> bryce is healing from his surgery and hopes to play by spring. >> it's going good. i haven't had any problems. >> what would you say to other parents about this surgery? >> well, you've got to way out your situation, your kid's talent ability, the pros and cons and make the best decision. there is no right or wrong answer. >> when you look at him right
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>> i'm a proud dad. he's worked very hard to get where he is. >> do you dream of the majors? >> yeah, it's a big dream for me. big dream. that's everything right there. >> for "today" janet shamlian, nbc news, loxahatchee, florida. >> it was interesting watching all your faces as we told the story of the older player and then when that 11-year-old boy everybody just kind of looked like this and their jaws dropped. >> a heart wrenching decision for that parents, too. u.s.a. baseball along with experts including dr. andrew have come up with pitch smart guidelines for younger players, they emphasize the importance of limiting the number of pitches thrown by younger players to reduce injuries, the range is from a maximum of 50 pitches daily for seven to eight year olds to 120 pitches daily for 19 to 22 year olds. it also includes how many days rest should be required between pitching outings.
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sports -- they are taking a good look -- whatever the sport, soccer, baseball or football but taking a look at how to make players safer. coming up next the remarkable room transformation jill just pulled off for a couple expecting three.
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renovate today is created with our sponsor lowe's. for more content like this, visit the we are back now with our special series renovate today. earlier this fall we asked viewers to tell us about their rooms that needed a redo because they were going through some kind of a major life change. >> our next story definitely qualifies. jill martin is here to tell us about a couple who answered our shout out. good morning. >> this is an incredible series and we had fun doing it. we teamed up with lowe's to find well deserving families across
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makeover because they were going through a transition, the biggest challenge finding something from the old space to fit in with the new one. >> one, two, three. >> wow. it's beautiful. >> sara and matt turkot first met in the sixth grade, he was the star basketball player and she was the cute cheerleader on the other team. >> we knew each other for s excited we were finally getting married. >> three years ago they tied the knot and looked towards their next milestone, starting a family. >> it was far from easy road for us, we immediately jumped into ivf. >> we went through about five cycles where we implanted twice and neither of those pregnancies took, so it was a big emotional toll. >> with their funds drying up they decided to try one more time. this time implanting two
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twins, never preparing them for the news they were go to receive. >> he said, well, we see a heartbeat over here and then we see a heartbeat over here and then he kept going and said and it appears there is a third heartbeat. and i just started crying at that point. >> this family of two was about to become five and we wanted to help. so we enlisted lowe's head designer deb to transform sara nursery for the triplets to be. >> can i see the space? >> yes. >> the prom was promising, natural light, wood floors, ample space. >> what is your vision. >> a comfortable place. >> warm, inviting, practical. >> sara and matt had a request of their own. >> this is a needle point made for me when i was a baby. >> i love it. >> this was in my bedroom growing up. >> i love it. >> and then this is the picture
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transferred. >> look at that. >> i am officially kicking you out. >> thank you. ? >> we are in front of the turkot home and we have only had three days to turn the guest room into a baby home but it's finally time for finishing touches. let's go, deb. >> let's go. >> we need a giant giraffe. one of our huge challenges, was picking a paint color that was gender neutral. >> i think this is such a night neutral finish. >> last touch. >> let's go get them. >> let's go. >> i love it. >> it's beautiful. >> more than i could ever have imagined. i never dreamed of three. i know that. all at once. i never knew how it would fit. >> we just kind of imagined three cribbs. >> in a row. >> army style. >> with a few months to go sara
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the list. >> i know that you and your design focus was based around one thing. >> really off of your little baby embryo pictures, right, there's two images there, but we're moving on to three babies, so within this one space they needed their own little nook. these beds will convert and will take you all the way on up to a twin bed so they will be in their own little nook as they grow up to little people. >> group hug. >> yay. >> they were so -- >> everyone cries. >> it's so sweet and all the three cribbs lined up. >> that was cute. >> they were so grateful. so the cribbs will grow into twin beds so the babies will fwroi in the room and each shand clear has its own outlet so if one baby is sleeping don't wake up the other babies. >> you said the black boards you could do feeding schedules. >> and their names. >> their names. which one are you?
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>> we're so happy for him. >> next up we do a man cave next week. >> oh. >> i like that. >> oh. >> nursery to man cave. >> thank you, jill. coming up next here is a transition, slime filled spiders might not sound appetizing but we will serve up unforgettable halloween treats.
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so cu this morning on today food things are getting creepy on our plaza. four days until halloween. >> alias straun is the talent behind the brand my cupcake addiction. it's nice to have you back. how are you doing? >> i am excited to show you my new recipes. these are so much fun for the halloween season. >> it doesn't look like it's all that complicated although you do need some basics.
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cheesecake and give it a frankenstein twist, i have cream cheese, candy coated chocolates, chocolate cookies, butter, vanilla, green food color and cream. first decorations. >> okay. we have a little dark candy melts in a snap seal bag. >> you are using a ziploc. >> >> how are your typing skills? >> not strong. i'm going to mash how you do it. >> a couple triangles, going to make frankenstein's head. don't worry if you make a mess. >> how long will that take to firm up. >> in this weather probably eight seconds. >> matt, do you want to do a baking. >> sure. >> in goes the butter into our
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they are going to go into a placing jar, then you put in your cookie base and the triangles become frankenstein's head. >> do we freeze them. >> you can let them get to room temperature or pop them in the fridge. over here our basic cheesecake batter but we will dye it green. a little of th do you want to whip this through. >> sure. >> we can fold through a whipped cream mixture. >> we will move through this so we can see the end product. >> in goes the finished product. spoon our green cheesecake mixture over -- is it wrong to say hair when we're took cooking. >> this looks to good. >> this is the one you want to be able to lick the woul.
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upside down. so you turn it around and you can see where we're going with frankenstein. >> adorable. >> do you want to do a frankenstein face? how crafty are you feeling? >> not very crafty. >> make him smyly. >> make him angry. >> i see. >> kids would love that. >> this is a great time to get the kids involved. >> i drew matt. >> nice. >> these are super fun and fantastic for the party. using a basic cake mold and dark candy melts. >> let me see what those look like. >> sampling on the job. we have a couple candy coated whoppers, we will dip that in the dark chocolate and add on our spider eyes.
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legs. the kicker is inside we're putting a flavored jelly mixture. >> slime. >> slime. so when you get to the end of this you can eat them or if you are afraid of spiders you can smash them. anyone asked about killing a spider on the set? >> i like eating them more than smashing them. >> i will going to take one for the team. >> stand clear. >> the climb comes out, the spider goes everywhere. they are interactive element. >> kids would love that. >> finally -- >> what do you have? >> these are our bleeding eyeball milkshakes, they are like a chocolate milk shake with whipped cream on top. fun to do with the kids or for the kids. >> savannah has never met a milk shake she doesn't like. >> thank you so much. >> i think we did this by request today. >> good job. >> no worries.
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we are back. 8:54. good time for birthdays. >> time to spin the smuckers jar and find hout who we are celebrating today. a happy 101 rs birthday to alice
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pennsylvania, loves browsing the supermarket aisle for the best deals. jim schatzel is 101 years old, proud grand dad from cuyahoga falls, ohio. he says the secret to his longevity is enjoying a good glass of scotch. amen, jim. happy 100 birthday to margaret of monongahela, pennsylvania, she loves sports and owned her own bar in town. yes! j she loves gambling at the casinos. >> this is a great group. we have to get them together. >> carrie lewis of chicago, illinois, celebrating 100 years. that's fantastic. she owned a bar -- no. she shares a house with her 97-year-old sister minny. happy 75th anniversary to henry and lydia zacca of michigan.
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been together ever since. their secret is to never go to bed angry. don't forget to let us know about the folks in your life celebrating special birthdays or anniversaries. head to today.com/celebrates. make sure you include a photo. >> never go to bed angry. >> there you go. >> words to live by. >> don't drive angry, either.
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this morning on today's take a hollywood icon director ron howard on fire again with his latest blockbuster "inferno." the money sters are back but you haven't seen anything like this. and we will ask emmy winner bradley whitford about a west wing reunion. coming up right now. from nbc news this is today's take live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today," thursday morning, october 27th, 2016. al along with tamron and dylan. i had to do that open three times because i couldn't say west ring -- west wing reunion with bradley whitford. >> you normally crush all of
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the birthdays, we had a whole bunch of interesting 100-year-old birthdays. >> what was the name of the town. >> among hay la. >> everybody getting excited about thanksgiving. before that we have halloween. >> what? >> what about all these halloween segments we have. >> we're going right to the stuffing. >> what about christmas? let's talk about >> how about arbor day. so i decided deborah got in a costume for pepper. >> that's your pet. >> my little dog pepper and this is the only -- i posted this on instagram, this is the only pumpkin spice i will agree to like because it's pepper and she is in the pumpkin. >> i got the pumpkin spice thing but then i remembered the dog's name was pepper i was like it's even more genius. >> he has taken a stand the past
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flavoring. >> how about pepper feel about that? >> 30 seconds after that had been taken she shoo k that off. >> the pumpkin ends up on the belly. >> her waistline. >> well, she has -- we took her to the vet and he said he'd like her to lose one or two pounds, not that she's overweight now, but as she ages smaller dogs -- >> which it's hard to keep pets weight in check because they are always so cute and you want to give them home. >> the doctor was in the speakerphone he said we have to cut out the in between meal treats. i said we don't give them in between meal treats and deborah starts walking around. >> boss co has -- >> they asked if i had pictures of boss co in a halloween costume which i don't but going through the pictures on my phone i found this one.
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>> she looks miserable. >> if you were to put jean shorts on a dog would you put them on like that or all four legs so the waist comes up halfway. >> or just not put them on. >> that's a good idea. >> she almost looks like. >> a person. >> like a person. >> she looks like she's scottish. >> she does. >> her eyes stair right into you. >> she's staring through that camera, woman, go et these off of me. >> and people will saying she is a boy with the beard. the beard makes people >> i'm an awful dog mom. i have not found a costume for may love yet. >> that does not make you awful. >> may love, she's going as a chihuahua. >> she's actually a great dane. >> mae love is going as a great dane. i went on amazon because i felt parent shamed by both of you and i can't get anything for monday. >> there is this new thing where you actually go to a store. >> what is this thing you speak of?
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you open it and walk in. >> it's just this new york mentality to just order everything. i was saying if i get a headache i'd rather order aspirin online than go to the store. >> come on. >> i've done that. >> because there are no dwayne reeds within 100 feet of you. >> the fact that you can do this -- >> on your way home from the subway you've got to pass at least three -- >> i'm in a tunnel, i'm walking, looking for my home buy what i made a mental note of in my head while i was walking past the stores. >> it's hard to go to the store. i'm right there with you. >> now i have got to go because mae love. and if you have any suggestions -- >> you don't have to go anywhere. >> i have to put her in a costume. >> you don't have to. buck the pressure. >> i want her to look good when i answer the door for my kids in my neighborhood. >> dylan with the strong throw back thursday. >> what is this?
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you as a kid which i think is so terrific. >> my mom gave each of us kids multiple shoeboxes of pictures from our childhood. look at the giant plastic bottle of vodka over my left shoulder. >> that's water. your parents told me that's water. >> no, i was at my grandmother's house. but i was apparently a fortune teller that year. the glasses were not part of the costume. >> those are your glasses. >> those are actually prescription glasses i wore. >> i think you should wear that again. in you put that on and we've got ourselves a party. >> we have ourselves a costume. >> what did you do yesterday the prenatal yoga. >> it's something that has been recommended for a long time to me. prenatal yoga, it gets your mind and body right for eventual family. >> we have a bunch of producers, sara, kristen mcgee -- >> and you guys travel with a camera crew. >> is this for a story? >> it was for a story which actually --
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>> which helps because it gets my foot in the door. it ended up taking away a lot from it because just the breathing, i can't touch my toes before being pregnant. >> maybe they should do couples, prenatal couples, i could see brian doing that with you. >> i wonder if they do that. >> we don't work out together. >> no. >> it's just like a thing. >> you need your space. >> i think it's more he wants his space because i think i would just bother him the whole time. >> nobody buying into this idea. >> no prenatal couple yoga thing. >> i can't wait to see that air. >> we are doing a bunch of, you know, leading up to pregnancy things, stories that will air on weekend "today." prenatal yoga was one of them and i feel better now. >> how does the baby good. >> feels good. just chilling out. >> i'm fine. everything is great. >> what were you doing last night? >> i was at the dream hotel in downtown new york at the inspire difference award, it's the id investigation discovery which my
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out amazing awards, dave navarre row he received his award. this woman is so amazing, she operates a shelter out of homes that she's rehabbed in detroit. there's only one shelter for abused women and men to find safety in detroit. >> really? >> and she rehabs homes and she was our every day persona ward. but joy behar and david navarro were among >> and there's henry shlief. >> i gave a remark about the -- it was an incredible night. it is inspire a difference. i took a picture of it. i've never seen this before. they had a dessert wall where there is a stick and doughnuts were on the stick. >> i thought those were doughnuts behind you but i didn't think that was inappropriate. >> there's always humor everywhere. that's a wall of doughnuts.
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off the wall. >> i love it. >> the question is would you do it? >> i would. >> i didn't and i never say no to anything with sugar because i was not sure. i was unsure. i just felt like it was like do i go in and pull it off. >> are you supposed to eat them or are they part of a decoration. >> i tend to like the second -- if there's a loaf of bread i like the piece after the third piece. >> yes, because it's less and stale. >> you are the one who has been in the pantry here, looks like somebody has been pulling through the loaves of bread. >> it's like a deck of cards. >> shuffling the deck. >> so the doughnuts -- i didn't want to pull off the first one to get the second one to pull the other one on there. that's what we did last night. this weather is crazy. >> this is crazy. even though it's kind of winterlike last night jimmy fallon and justin timberlake were thinking about summer, they had a little summer camp thing,
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>> alanis morissette. >> that's like a crank it up. >> that was in the '90s. >> he has not heard -- >> it's been imitated and played in so many different -- >> i'm not surprised he doesn't know t not his lane. but this bromance scale of with unto ten, jimmy fallon. >> that's off the charts. >> where does it rank? >> the bromance, it's got to be right at the top. >> because there's so much talent. >> like ron howard and tom >> just ahead will tom hanks be making a splash with channing tatum and what about julia robert and derma maloney. cottonelle asked real people about cleaning... their bums. what? (laughs) (laughs) what does cleanripple texture do? catches all the stuff that you want to get out. this is really nice. this one is, like, it goes the extra step.
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uls in love with darrell hannah. >> channing tatum will be the merman. >> tom hanks wants in on the remake. he told ap he would come back and then run off with channing tatum. >> that would make it a whole different story line. >> ron howard who directed the original, he directed the original, he is going to be on our program in the next half hour. >> okay. my best friend's wedding, are aisle. >> i do love that movie and the sound track -- >> it's a fun movie. >> i know the sound track for sure. michael mcdermott told huchk post it would be a good idea but it's not a real thing. >> say a little prayer, that scene was spectacular. >> ? i run for the bus, dear ? ? while riding i think of us
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>> that's even better. >> i'm so excited for it. my heart skipped a beat. >> that will be fun. i hope it does better than the muppet reboot that was on abc last year. >> that was like an evening. >> yeah, it was horrible. >> less than happy thoughts. >> muppet movies are always good. >> can't go wrong. >> hopefully it's better than getting a pumpkin stuck on your head. you may want to take a lessen from this girl on what not to do. eventually -- here we go, she goes in. rachel, no, don't do it. >> i love that the family is watching. >> and they're videotaping it. >> they're just hoping. >> she eventually was freed after her mom reached into the pumpkin. >> she goes all in, literally. >> the only thing you see the ponytail. >> it does make a funny picture. i mean, after the fact not so funny. >> i would have freaked out.
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>> her dad wiggled her out. >> look at the brothers, you know they are like, yeah, yeah, no, we're really trying. >> she got out, dad wiggled her out. >> that's terrifying. >> her brothers were probably like uh-huh. >> and that's the finished product and she has a smile on her face. >> now we're going to do weather. all right. let's show you what we've got. hey, it's going to be a weekend of world series baseball indians in chicagoin friday windy 63, saturday some showers, 66, cooling off on sunday, game day, 55 degrees and partly cloudy skies. for today rest of your weather we are looking at a beautiful day as you get down through the gulf coast, near record highs in the southwest, more rain in the pacific northwest, northern california, mountain snows in
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>> oh, my goodness. whoa. that was incredible. >> that was -- oh, there's the couple. they are still together. >> hello ladies. >> we have not done this. we're going to learn some moves. >> can we move some of the munster stomp. we're going to start with four munster ponies to the right. one and two, three and four, five and six, seven and eight. good? okay. from there we are going to do the herman vogues. really let me hear a roar. knees. >> so from the top we go. ? >> the werwolf, hands behind your head and knees.
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? all right. ron howard has been in show business his entire life, first as an actor now as an academy award winning director whose newest film "inferno." >> before we catch up with ron let's take a brief trip down memory lane. >> this land is mine. >> give me back my son. >> stop. i don't know anything. >> academy award winning director ron howard's films have racked up over $1 billion at the box office over the past three decades. >> she's a mermaid. >> the man behind such blockbuster hits as "splash" tarring tom hanks as a guy who
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>> and cocoon where seniors get a new lease on life after taking a plunge into alien waters. >> look at him. that's my brother. >> even taking on day to day emergencies faced head on by firefighters. >> houston, we have a problem. >> and real life adventures into space collaborating with thanks as part of the apollo 13 crew. howard began his love affair with hollywood playing opie in the andy >> what are you doing? >> i was holding my breath. >> ron grew up to be a pop culture icon. >> you are the greatest, fonz. >> as ritchie running ham on happy days that made its way to television in the '70s. more than 20 of howard's films have hit the big screens. now the howard/thanks duo back in action in "inferno."
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questions, lady, but i'm not going to know the answer. >> we have questions and you're going to answer them. thank you for being here. >> that was flattering. thank you for that. >> ten years since the original, now the third installment. do they get easier as they get along or do you find you have set a bar you have to go over that. >> these are challenging rumors and while tom and my producing partner have are not under contract to do them. we thought it was a great book but we didn't think that the adaptation was something fresh and exciting that would help us grow as artists. when "inferno" came along we thought this is great. this is great. it uses the robert langdon chasing through the clue path, all the stuff people really love but it's more modern, it's edgier, a little more dangerous, around halloween there are even some of those dante hellish
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place creatively. >> it was intense. i won't give anything away but my heart -- the popcorn, i was like -- you love watching movies i go he is with popcorn. >> of course. >> it's so intense. >> thank you. the audiences, test audiences and now it's been released overseas are telling us that it's the most suspenseful of all of them. i think a lot of it has to do with the fact that this time tom hanks, robert of the mystery. he doesn't know where he fits in. it's this whole question of trust. also a great set of characters and i think the relationships in this one actually factor into the plot in ways that they didn't before. so i think as an actor's director i probably enjoyed director this one most of all. >> i would think that climax, i don't know how much tom hanks would have enjoyed that because you could have killed him in this movie.
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on a wire and going back to "splash" he is good under water, we know this. >> some of his best work. >> he was game. look, he is game, he is a pro's pro and in addition to being a great artist and a consummate team player, but he did stand up out of the water and, you know, his head slammed against the pillar and he said -- he said, ron howard, professional movie could kill the star of the movie for the last day. >> it is so true. >> he gets back at you this past week on "snl" and does this ron howard imitation. let's roll a clip. >> it's me, ron howard, how cool is that? i know you are probably asking yourself why the heck am i
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show. it's simple, pet bloopers just make me giggle. >> you have to grade it. is that you? do you see you in that? >> i'm going to go with the, you know, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery approach. >> okay. >> tom does that on the set once in awhile, he sneaked it in a couple of times and he actually e-mailed me and said, brace yourself, ron, i'm doing a whole sketch as you, but it's irresistible. look, i got a huge kick out of it. >> it was pretty good. >> we have to ask you about "splash." >> oh, that's right. >> the reboot. >> we're working on it and channing tatum, jillian bell brought us this idea of flipping it. >> a merman. >> a merman and so it's just in development but it's brian grazer's original idea. we are sitting there at our imagine offices and it's the first time somebody has come up
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>> oh, it's you, isn't it? >> if you mean is it judy dench. >> you are a national treasure. >> i can get away with anything but of course i don't. oh, what is that over there? my mistake. >> i love it. >> that is so spot on. >> it's great yeah. >> but the scenario, being judy dench shoplifting. >> she can get away with anything and she pearces tires on cars and scratches them and they are like you are judy dench. >> she actually liked it. >> she said i'm tracey ullman and she pre tends to steal things when she's leaving meetings so i've been told. >> so she is all in.
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characters to may or do you have a favorite? >> if i did i'd write a show where i just played one person which would make it easier. no, i just love being everybody. here i'm angela merkel, judy dench, camilla parker bowls. no, i don't, i love being somebody new every hour. >> when did you realize that you could do these faces and voices in. >> on my mother's window sill when i was six, that's how i start the show with a little film of me when i was young i used to dance in my mother's bedroom, i did a show in my mother's bedroom and i was a spinoff of my sister patty ullman, which she likes to point out, you are just a spinoff. i could impersonate my teachers, my neighbors, my friends and, i don't know, it's just what i do. that's how i --
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and you had an album. >> i was like a one-hit wonder pop star for a second there. >> that's a big deal. >> look at you doing that. >> there i am. there he is. >> with paul mccartney. big deal. >> that's not so shabby. >> look at us, we're so young. i just showed up at his pink in a mini dress and said will you be in my video? and do that. >> and he did it. >> if you show up in somebody's office with a pink mini dress it's hard for them to say no. >> al, you should try that. >> i have tried that, it doesn't work. you are also my hero. >> am i? >> al roker's hero. get out of here. look at him. he's always here, he's here. he's here. solid dependable, look at him, al. >> i love this. >> i'm trying to bend his
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>> this is a mask. >> smart, he smells nice. this is him. this is how he gets up. >> this is exciting. but you brought us the simpsons. >> yeah, i did. >> in your original show on fox. >> yeah. i breast-fed the yellow people and i wish i could get three minutes in the middle of their show. i love them. >> do they give you credit for you having been the reason why they are around. >> , it's great. i'm thrilled to be associated with it. >> tracey, thank you so much. >> julie, julie, remember all that advice years ago, this is my best impression of julie, i can't stop. stop me. slap me. >> i just want to hear -- >> tracey is going to continue with her show it premieres tomorrow night on hbo. you have the weather. >> would you like to do the weather with me. >> tell me what the weather was
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i first met you and you were like, i don't know. you were like winding me up. i was like i'm going to hawaii, what's the weather going to be like. you were like i don't know. >> come on, do the weather with me. yeah. i can't get enough tracey ullman -- we have to go like that. >> just keep moving. it's halloween. i will do the splits at the end i promise. >> you will? >> i will. >> you're going to do a split at the end. >> at the end. >> record highs in the plains, widespread warmth -- since we are talki why don't you do your split. >> what did i say i would do that for? >> yes. tracey ullman, ladies and gentlemen. tracey ullman. that's what's going on around the country, here is what's happening in your --
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which premieres on "national geographic" on sunday it a documentary series that examines climate change from all different angles. my particular episode is about how do we deal with this issue in a nonpartisan way? how do we deal with people who we fundamentally disagree with in order to make progress on this -- on this it was fascinating. >> it's an interesting way in. you got a lot of celebrities involved in this. it's the first project we see david letterman in. >> he examines the way india is building up solar power and it deals with the questions of why we are not doing as much here when they're doing it there. gisele is in this, jack black is in this series. >> all the celebrities tackle a different way to approach the
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dealing with republicans who have been resistant to acknowledge the science on climate change and there's some real heroes in congress, carlos car bellow from the 27th district in florida has shown that he really wants to work on this, lee zeldin who represents the first district in new york and the only way to move forward on this issue is in a bipartisan way. it's so much fun as we can see every day to shame and politically, but it does not get anything done. >> sure. >> and it was a fascinating way to learn how the citizens climate lobby is reaching to congress to find a bipartisan way to deal with these issues. >> speaking of bipartisan everybody loves -- loved the "west wing" and you guys got together recently a bunch of you, allison janey.
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spoke for all of us movingly. it was amazing to stand behind allison who was truly one of the most beloved -- there is nobody who has ever worked with her who hasn't loved her. >> reunion? >> huh? >> reunion, "west wing." >> i'm ready. >> can you do a split, too? >> of course i can. >> can we see it? >> of course you can. >> season two of years of living dangerously premieres this sunday night. we're back in a this is "today" on nbc.
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